• IT'S ALL IN: All our lessons and sessions include skis, snowboards, boots and helmets.
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Whether it’s your first step in your Snowsports Instructing career, or you want to share your passion with others, a Level 1 course at The Snow Centre is a great place to start.

See more about Snowsport England here.

Who can take the qualification?

  • Available 16 years and above. 14 – 15 year olds can complete course, but qualification is not awarded until 16 years, for experienced parallel skiers or advanced level snowboarders.

What is included in the course?

  • £189 booked with Snowsport England
  • 2 day course
  • 35 hours shadowing – can be completed at no cost at The Snow Centre
  • Assessment completed by mentor following completion of shadowing hours

What's not included?

  • Accommodation, food, refreshments
  • First Aid Qualification – booked & paid separately
  • Safeguarding Children Module – booked & paid separately
  • DBS check – booked & paid separately

How do I book my place?

  • Booked with Snowsport England. Full payment is required at the time of booking.
  • Dates available:
    • Saturday 27th – Sunday 28th May
    • Saturday 24th – Sunday 25th June
    • Saturday 29th – Sunday 30th July
    • Saturday 26th - Sunday 27th August
    • Saturday 16th – Sunday 17th September
    • Saturday 28th – Sunday 29th October

What happens after the course?

  • Following successful completion of above, you will be qualified to be an instructor at Indoor Snow Slopes and Dry Slopes.
  • Qualification is valid for 3 years before refresher qualification is required. Approximate cost £80. Can be booked through SSE to take place at The Snow Centre.
  • If you wish to progress your qualifications with SSE the next logical step is to take a SSE Level 2 in Alpine Skiing. Your trainer will be able to provide more information.

Know your limits What level am I?

If you’re brand new to the slopes or reintroducing yourself to the snow, check out the questionnaire below to see what level you are, and what level ski lesson we recommend you to book. Of course if your still not sure please call our team on 0344 770 7227

Level 3
I can do basic snowplough turns

We offer a large range of Adult Skiing Lessons, Junior Skiing Lessons and Family Skiing Lessons so there is something for everyone. You can take your pick, from the ‘we’re all in it together’ Group Lessons to the personal one-on-one style of our Private Lessons.

Our expert ski instructors have endorsed this recommendation based on the information you have provided. If you want to discuss your level further please call 0344 770 7227 to speak to our team.

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